Kevin Shannon Kevin Shannon is the president of West Coast capital markets at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank.

Glendale is becoming one of L.A.’s coveted creative office markets. In L.A., the words creative office make you think of 24/7 live-work-play markets like Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles and Playa Vista. Now, Glendale is slowly joining the ranks with great walkability and amenities. In fact, a joint venture between Lincoln Property Company and Morgan Stanley sold a creative office property in Glendale to Credit Suisse for $59 million. NFK’s west coast president Kevin Shannon represented the seller in the deal, along with senior managing director Rob Hannan, and managing director Michael Moll. We thought it was the perfect opportunity to catch up with Shannon about the burgeoning creative office market in Glendale, and where it is heading. Creative office is known to dominate in Westside markets and Hollywood, but what is the prevalence of creative office in Glendale?

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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